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Jumbo owner to face trial over chicken deaths at his farms

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FARMER has failed in his bid to get charges relating to the death of 24,000 chickens thrown out.

UPDATED: Trading Standards and Essex Police launch raids on Colchester businesses

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:07am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TEAMS of police and trading standards officers have this morning carried out raids in Colchester.

Man arrested over Clacton accostings

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

6:23pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and sexual touching.

Jamie's new restaurant opens its doors to Chelmsford

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CELEBRITY chef Jamie Oliver’s new restaurant opened its doors to the public this week with fellow TV chef Gennaro Contaldo labelling it as “fantastico!”

Councillor pays up after planning row - now the council owes her money

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COUNCILLOR has handed over £20,000 to prove she is not refusing to pay up in a planning battle she lost.

Will Quince stands down as leader of the Conservative group on Colchester Council

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Will Quince and Grant Shapps in Colchester town centre

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LEADING Conservative Will Quince has stood down as leader of the Conservative group on Colchester Council to focus on the General Election.

VIDEO: Champion boxer James DeGale put through his paces by Colchester paras

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:21pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHAMPION boxer James DeGale was put through his paces by Colchester paratroopers.

Pass rate increases after exam remarks

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Don't panic! Post GCSE exam advice for teenagers

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SCHOOLS have seen a small rise in their pass marks after GCSEs were remarked in the wake of the English exam controversy.

Crash! Lorry knocks down 112-year-old town centre lamp post

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A LAMP post outside Colchester Town Hall was destroyed when a delivery truck reversed into it.

Soldier's tots make the grade as calendar girls

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE adorable picture of a paratrooper’s daughter sleeping on her dad’s uniform has been chosen to feature in a charity calendar.

The day the PM gave us coffee and biccies

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FOR once it was John Warner’s turn to be served coffee and cake...and what a place to go for it!

Man makes off without paying for £100 worth of Euromillions tickets

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:54pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN made off without paying for 50 lines of Euromillions numbers.

RSPCA given permission to rehome horses found ill and injured in field

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Animal welfare inspectors found injured and dangerously thin horses, a court heard.

Volunteer models sashay down catwalk for St Helena Hospice

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VOLUNTEER models sashayed down the catwalk for a fashion show fundraiser which raised £1,500.

20 ops have failed to correct A&E "blunder" which left me in constant pain

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MUM claims the failure of an A&E doctor to recognise her broken wrist had shifted is the reason she has been unable to work for six years.

Chelmsford Ladies Circle seek more 'like-minded' women

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The new fountains in Central Park

1:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHELMSFORD Ladies Circle is to hold a new members’ night next month to encourage other women aged 18 to 45 to join.

Plans for 200 homes near Boreham scrapped

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:39pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating after plans to build 200 homes in Boreham were thrown out by Chelmsford Council.

Controversial Premier Inn to open in winter 2015

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Premier Inn

1:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL £6million hotel will open in Colchester within the next year.

UPDATED: Family pay tribute after son killed in crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision in Tollesbury have released a tribute to him.

Police appeal to find bronze elephant ornament worth £1,400

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police are investigating the theft of a large bronze elephant worth £1,400. 

What a whopper! Mark grows 700lb pumpkin

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

GREENFINGERED Mark Rand has grown what he believes is Britain’s biggest outdoor pumpkin, this year.

Anglia Ruskin professor to lead innovation for NHS

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN Anglia Ruskin University professor helping Essex to become a MedTech hub has been rewarded by taking on the new post of national clinical director for innovation with NHS England.

Man charged after fatal crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:18am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MAN has been charged with careless driving after a woman died following a crash in Little Horkesley.

Firefighters called to chimney blaze

Maldon and Burnham Standard: STRIKE ACTION: Firefighters are to stage the latest in a long series of strikes as part of a wider public sector day of action tomorrow. SP

10:03pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a chimney fire in Colchester this evening.

Nurse accused of holding pillow over resident's face

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Health visitor fired for failings while working at Hove clinic

5:42pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A nurse is due to appear before a disciplinary panel after he was accused of holding a pillow over a resident’s face for 30 seconds.

Farmer warns residents after rogue dog kills sheep

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A farmer believes a stray dog killed two of his sheep.

Chelmsford teen charged with class A drug offences

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:52pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A TEENAGER has been charged with supplying and offering to supply a class A drug following a newspaper sting.

Tea to celebrate surviving cancer

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:12pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ABOUT 120 cancer survivors celebrated life at the Colchester Moot Hall.

Want to get on your bike?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: St Helena Hospice's Pamper & Shopping Evening

3:09pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN information night is being held to give people an insight into taking part in a hospice cycling event.

Jean slams online dating con trick

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN who went looking for love on the internet ended up out of pocket when a scammer posed as a soldier and took her money.

Man charged over Brightlingsea screwdriver attack

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MAN has appeared in court accused of being part of a group who stabbed a man in the neck with a screwdriver.

Pre-school thefts woman faces jail

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chelmsford Crown Court

2:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN has been told she could be jailed for stealing from a playgroup.

Paramedic cleared to work after colleague dispute

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:59pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A paramedic who insulted a colleague and “stole” his mobile phone has been allowed to carry on working.

Improving Chelmsford City Cycle Network to encourage more people to get into cycling

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHELMSFORD is gearing up to get more people cycling as an improved cycle network is developed for the city and a new cycle network map is launched by Essex County Council.

Mersea Island pupils help design playground sculpture

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN were on hand to help an artist design a sculpture for their playground.

School released hundreds of balloons to mark 10th anniversary

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HUNDREDS of balloons were released at Willow Brook Primary School, in Colchester, to mark its 10th anniversary.

Cop this! Old police station up for £175k

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:46pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HERE’S an arresting investment opportunity...the chance to buy your very own police station.

Madcap underwater challenge raises £750 in battle against cancer

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:46am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MADCAP challenge to stand up to cancer by standing under water for ten hours has raised more than £750.

Cancer patient starved himself for 13 hours - only for op to be delayed by a month

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:38am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CANCER patient did not eat for 13 hours in preparation for an operation – only to be told it had been cancelled due to a lack of hospital beds.

Witham MP launches Christmas card competition

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree district: MPs clash over gay marriage

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Could you design Witham MP Priti Patel’s Christmas card?

New proposed electoral map of Colchester borough unveiled

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:26am Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEW plans to redraw the electoral map of Colchester have been unveiled.

Essex University staff set to take industrial action over pensions dispute

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex University

9:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STAFF at Essex University have voted to take industrial action in a row over changes to pensions.

Cats found abandoned in lay-by off the A120 near Harwich

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

10:41am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THREE “distressed” cats were found inside a sealed box in a lay-by off the A120 near Harwich.

Mia, 10, runs cake stall to raise funds for ill children

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A GIRL of 10 ran a charity cake stall to raise £100 for her local children’s hospice.

Man seriously injured in crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:15am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN has been left with serious injuries following a crash in Wivenhoe.

VIDEO: Hundreds queue for Dermot O'Leary book signing

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:50pm Monday 20th October 2014

X-Factor host Dermot O’Leary blamed the Colchester traffic as he kept his fans waiting nearly an hour at a book signing.

City Council's revenue team are champs

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:16pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE revenues team at Chelmsford City Council has beaten off competition from other councils across the country to win Revenues Team of the Year at the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation Awards 2014.

Picket line set up at hospital as radiographers strike

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PICKET line was set up outside Colchester General Hospital yesterday as radiographers went out on strike.

Stanway School throws hat into the ring for new secondary school

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

STANWAY School has thrown its hat into the ring to open a new school in Colchester.

Businesses turned £50 into thousands for St Helena Hospice

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

FUNDRAISING businesses have shown they have the midas touch after they turned a humble £50 into thousands of pounds for charity.

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